The Washbourn Scenic Reserve is a delightful patch of forest, providing a very easy 15-minute walk.

Track overview

Walking and tramping

30 min return Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track


This easy walk passes through the delightful forest of Washbourn Scenic Reserve.

Local residents are trapping predators in the reserve. You may see the traps located inside wooden tunnels - look but don't touch.

Getting there

The Washbourn Scenic Reserve begins beside the highway, 15 km north of Takaka on the road to Collingwood.

Know before you go

  • No camping
  • Fires not permitted at any time


Mohua / Takaka Office
Phone:   +64 3 525 8026
Address:   62 Commercial Street
Takaka 7110
Postal Address:   PO Box 166
Takaka 7142
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